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>> moving eastward. potent cold front. strong winds overhead. they will splash down to the ground and come blowing across the mountains after 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning. that is why at 3:00, we have a wind advisory in effect. winds gusting 35 to 45 miles per hour. familiaring temperatures. it will be brutally cold and windy tomorrow. and staying cold to sunday. round out the outlook for the holiday weekend. storm system on mohammad. we talk about that in a few minute. leon: the hits keep coming. folks, anytime the weather threaten mobile track 7 hit the road to give you realtime look at the conditions. you see this is 270. going north near gaithersburg. bring any problems if we find anything out there on the
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maureen: this is a live look at another part of the road system. this time in southeastern virginia. this is the i-64 brim between norfolk and hampton. the road service is wet. there was snowfall there a few hours ago. leon: all right. folks, of course you can stay connected with the storm watch weather team anytime. connect with us on facebook or twitter. download the storm watch weather app for the phone or the mobile device. alison: the other big story we're following a 2-year-old child and his father inyou are -- injured. that was this afternoon at eighth and virginia avenue in southeast. brianne carter is live with more on on the search for the gunman. brianne: a barbershop employee said the three masked men stood here in the entrance of the barbershop and opened fire. take a look here at this image. this is what the internationa
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employees tell us the area where a man and his 2-year-old were sitting at the time that gunfire rang out in broad daylight. everyone in the barbershop dropped to the ground when the shots were fired. the man was struck more than once according to police. the man and his 2-year-old son were taken to an area hospital. we understand that according to employees they both suffered non-life threatening injuries. they don't believe this was a random act. tonight the search is on for suspects and people in the area are concerned. >> this is devastating. i hope the baby will be okay. >> we just go to get your children or your frapped children's haircut and someone shoots in a barbershop. they have no regard for life at all. >> now police tell us the search is on for the masked men. they ran down the street here. they believe that they got
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it had no license plate on it. tonight they are asking anyone with information to give them a call. reporting live in south ath, brianne carter, abc7 news. leon: thank you. now to a case that literally froes worse with each passing day. now a 14th child has come forward saying he or she is a victim of the prince school voluntary deonte carraway. carraway is facing child sex abuse charges after alleging coercing children to perform sex acts inside a school while he took picture and video with a cell phone. latest abuse allegations is coming from a church. so far they won't say which church but we know the principal of sylvania woods elementary school where carraway volunteered has been placed on leave. authorities say the principal michelle williams should have known that carraway shouldn't have been working with children. >> when he shows up in school in pajamas and shows obsessive interest in the children, when the parents and the teachers are raising red flags. when he is wi
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should haven't been with them, this should have said to a reasonable principal something is not right here. we need to investigate. leon: principal williams has not responded to our multiple request for any comment on this case. we are pushing for answers. get up to speed on the two lawsuits already file and the case's connection to a smartphone app popular among teen and child predators. we have it for you available at wjla.com. maureen: convicted con man turned star prosecution witness is missing. el atari that owned a string of restaurants and lived a lavish lifestyle before being chargeed with fraud. he vanished. stephen tschida filed the missing person's report. what did you find out about this? stephen: the loudoun county investigators are scouring this area looking for this
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who disappeared once before nine years ago. but i just spoke with one of his keef employees who says this time around he had no reason to run. a young businessman living the lush life in northern virginia. shady business dealings came to light, he vanished. >> i don't think he ran away again. beyond that i don't know what happened. >> he was captured and got 12 years for bilking banks out of tens of millions of dollars. in prison he discovered a talent for getting people to open up and he testified against torres who killed a sailor in arlington in 2009. he provided testimony against a man who supported islamic terrorist. he got out early and appeared to get his life back on track. until wednesday afternoon. >> he is consistent on his phone. when he is not there for work or there answerinth
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calls from his family, there is a major concern. >> no sign of his car. phone -- >> there is no sign of anything. no activity. no card activity or phone activity. >> he was last seen in capitol heights at a business here. shortly after the scheduled meeting, his friends say his two cell phones went dead. >> there have been no business problems. there have been no personal problems. we don't know. staves the family and the -- stefs the family and the friends are frightened and worried. they will not say two we husband scheduled to meet in capitol heights. nor what it was about. reporting live, stephen tschida, abc7 news. leon: coming up at "abc7 news at 6:00" -- >> puts everybody at risk. my son is dead because of that. leon: the new revelation in the crash that kill ald
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what the driver charged in the crash was doing before that. maureen: a date on a possible streetcar opening. what that date is and what has to happen first. leon: potomac mystery river solved. where they believe the oil leaked in the river.
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leon: more than 400 businesses sustained damage or riot-related cost. riots broke out days after freddie gray died in police custody. maureen: the coast guard says it knows the source of the last week mineral oil spill on the river. 21 birds died and 30 other recovering from the spill. they tweeted and they take
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spill. >> tonight a major development in an i-team story about the crumb rubber athletic field. in november we told you about the health concerns from the shredded tires used on the playing fields throughout the region including a coach that developed cancer. now the white house is planning a multiagency study of the issue. the e.p.a. knows the current studies haven't shown deficit eth risk but the studies are t comp ensive enough by mostest -- comprehensive enough by most estimations. maureen: way over the limit. blood alcohol content of man accused in a crash of police officer. leon: timing of the snow that prompted winter weather alert. robert: i'm robert burton. in sports we talk about the hottest team in the city and the hottest player. plus allen iverson, another funny sound byte from the answer in the hall of fame press conference. we talk about that at
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maureen: get back to the road conditions. >> moves in the area. mobile track 7 east on i-270
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board ir. doug hill has the complete forecast in five minutes. leon: all right. speak of the roads. disturbing details in a crash that killed a montgomery police officer in a drunk driving crackdown in montgomery county. police are saying the driver in accused in officer noah leotta's death was so drunk he couldn't complete a field sobriety test. kevin lewis, really disturbing stuff. kevin: absolutely. police telling us thalluses reluzco was so inebriated he told the officers he wouldn't perform the test, telling the officers, "i can't do it. my balance won't let him. probably because i drank too much." it started at the rockville, hooters where prosecutors soleuses reluzco drank beer and shots of bourbon for three hours. then this. officer noah leotta hit and killed. reluzco, cops
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blood-shot eyes and slurred speech. his b.a.c. .22. test also found xanax in his system. >> he makes absolutely no excuse for his actions on that fight. >> today reluzco's defense attorney swore of his client's remorse but officer leotta's father remains livid. >> you are over the limit. you are drunk. you don't drive drunk. that puts everybody at risk. my son is dead because of that. >> leotta's father says others are to blame, including hooters for overserving reluzco. he condemned maryland judges for routinely giving drunk drivers light sentences and blasted state delegates and senators that made a habit to block legislation to bolster d.u.i. laws. >> all the people on the judiciary house
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inundate them. let them know that we won't take it anytime. kevin: today a judge gave him $do,000 cash bond. he -- $250,000 cash bond. he has to pay it in full. he'd have up to ten years in prison and $750,000 fine. and that leotta's father says is not enough. kevin lewis, abc7 news. maureen: thank you. awe rangements are complete. funeral for pat daley will be held wednesday in joppa. he was a 30-year veteran in the department. senior deputy mark logsdon will be buried february 20. two days of visitation are
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planned. leon: d.c. fire said in a letter the federal transit administration system could open by february 26. that is assuming that all safety inspections are completed by then. streets are running empty for testing two years. 2.4 miles of track cost more than $200 million. haven't carried a passenger. maureen: with the area bracing for another blast of cold weather we look at how first responders are preparing. jay korff went on a ride-along as fairfax county firefighters responded to three weather-related house cals today. we also got to look at the weather gear. their avoid to avoid weather injuries is stay inside. stay away from cold water. leon: yeah. wi should all follow the advice.
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pattern is early tomorrow morning and through the day tomorrow. high winds and cold air. it will get better after that. let's get started. look at friday. almanac page. another day with the temperatures below average. check it out. 31 the high and the low at reagan normal. average daily high 46. we could get this warm again by tuesday. not until then. we are watching the light snow and the snowshowers building up. headed to the metro area. that is why we are under a winter weather advisory until midnight. possibility of a little snow. little bit. upgood news is not coming in the next hour or two. later this evening. upper 20's to 30 across the entire region. the temperatures will get colder. especially after midnight. snow
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arctic cold front. they will continue to move. we don't expect significant accumulations. just the effect of snow on cold front. we will see the additional snowshowers ahead of the front. you can see by the winds, the lines hire. they are streamers of the snowshowers coming off lake michigan. directly caused by the very strong winds with the arctic air mass. the future cast. bands enter western montgomery county. spread over the metro. off to the east. additional bands and the snowshowers can get picked up with the flow of cold air from the northwest. we may deal with that overnight. morning hours the skies will turn sunny. awfully windy and cold. wind advisory will go into effect at
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mostly old dominion is not included. windy day. the forecast gusts computer model shows the winds gusting through the day tomorrow starting predawn in the upper 30's to 40 miles per hour at times. isolated gusts higher than that. winds calm down sunday. stay cold. monday storm system developing could bring us snow. can't rule out accumulation. it's going to be mixed mixed wih rain and then plain old fashion rain and a lot of on tuesday. then chilly and calm weather remainder of the week. maureen: thank you. leon: talking about the local sports hero here. whether or not this will happen with the hall of fame. robert: hall of fame. we could see it. we have to wait to see. hall of fame news for former hoya. allen iverson. also known as ivo. shoo-in for the hall of fame. alex ovechkin. caps rolling over the nhl. sports is next.
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announcer: now, the toyota sports desk. robert: congrat to lefty and the former hoya allen iverson who have been selected as the finalist for the naismith basketball hall of fame.
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the nba, earning rookie of the year honors in 1992. m.v.p. honors and 11 all-star appearances. known for the famous practice sound bites. today he had another moment. >> congratulations on the nomination. we may see you later this summer. you never know. >> later, where? >> springfield. >> oh, i hope so. [laughter] >> we love you, man. leon: okay. robert: okay. last time we will see this phi in an all-star jersey. kobe bryant will play his final all-star game this weekend in toronto. it has been 20 years since kobe stepped on the pro floor with the lakers. some players in the league aren't 20 yet. he has seen a lot. >> i'm happy. i feel great about it. this is pretty cool. i look around the room and i am seeing guys i'm pla
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league up that were four in my first all-star game. how many players can say they played 20 years and have seen the game go through three, four generations? robert: yeah. caps are off tonight. tomorrow in dallas. they scored 40th win. hasn't recorded double digit losses either. over ove with his -- alex overholt -- alex ovechkin with 40 goals. henry maxija bannedded for life. after being banned three other times. leon: didn't learn the first three times. maureen: excuse me. we have to get to the weather. what is the latest on the weather? doug: quick look at the maps. winter weather advisory up for slick patches from the snowshowers. wind advisory hits in at 3
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tonight. at 11:00. maureen: "world news tonight" wit
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breaking news tonight. what donald trump just threatened to do. trump tonight saying he might sue ted cruz over being born in canada. and on the other side, bernie sanders is asked, is he standing in the way of history? the first woman president. how he answers. and a horrific machete attack at an american accident. and, temperatures not seen in almost 100 years. silence broken. >> could you have prevented what happened to columbine?

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